“Cyber Cop,” Clayton Cranford, a law enforcement professional and one of the nation’s leading educators on social media, will kick off the Families Connected Speaker Series on Monday, September 17, at 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach Community...

There’s so much happening in our schools and the lives of today’s students – from stressful academic demands to social-emotional well-being. So, we thought it would be a perfect time to have a discussion with the superintendents who are guiding Beach...

At a meeting this past September, six teens stepped in front of Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) leadership, school district officials and principals to deliver a powerful message: mental health stigma is officially being put on notice in the Beach...

Being “stressed out” is part of our Beach Cities lexicon.

Sometimes, we wear it as a badge of honor, thinking it denotes productivity.

Sometimes, it does: “eustress” is the good kind of stress, which allows us to finish a challenging...

Within moments of meeting Andy Ooms, his kind nature shines through while his patient touch exudes a strong human spirit.

Though born and raised in South Dakota, Andy’s employment in union labor relations sent him traveling and living...

Our students may be suffering emotionally, and we may not recognize the symptoms. Here are five signs that may indicate that someone is in emotional distress and might need help:

1. Personality changes

A...

“If you build it, they will come.”

That’s exactly what more than 100 volunteers did on Aug. 22 to support Beach Cities Volunteer Day at 8 elementary school gardens in Redondo Beach.

And just like “Field of Dreams” is about more than...

Within moments of meeting Barbara Skas and Jo Labor, one might think they’re sisters. The deep connection they have and the love they share for helping children’s gardens grow to be the best they can is apparent and special. They may not be related...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader News

The Beach Cities Health District kicked off its own countdown to the school year, gathering more than 150 people to refresh school gardens at BCHD’s annual Volunteer Day – so many volunteers...

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